The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 34 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.20% 0.64% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 2.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £588 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -
Ruby on Rails
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 24.24% 25.40% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 28
Average daily rate £388 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Northamptonshire region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
7 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Adobe
7 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (18.18%) Sass
7 2 (18.18%) OOCSS
7 2 (18.18%) Android
7 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
8 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
8 1 (9.09%) DevOps
8 1 (9.09%) User Experience
8 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
8 1 (9.09%) ATDD
8 1 (9.09%) Retail
8 1 (9.09%) Computer Science

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
1 4 (36.36%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) Sass
2 2 (18.18%) OOCSS
3 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
3 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) ATDD
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe